Take Up Space!
I hear this time and time again, "I don't want to be a bother." And I repeat to my clients, time and time again "It takes more energy to hold space than to take up space." I’m sorry you were brushed aside for minimized when you were in your feels as a child. This is what you need to hear if you’re worried you’re a bother, think you're too much and would rather listen than make any requests. However, you likely tend to be exhausted and burnt out from listening, from adapting t